1588 - Americae Sive Novi Orbis Nova Descriptio

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Nicely colored example of Munster's second map of America. By 1588, Munster's first map of America (first issued in 1540) had become dated. It was decided to update the 1540 map of America with a a new map based upon the second edition of Ortelius'...


1595 - (World & Continents) Typus Orbis Terrarum / Americae Sive Novi Orbis Nova Descriptio / Asiae Nova Descriptio / Africae Tabula Nova / Europae

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The World & 4 Continents From the First Modern Atlas Early matching set of maps of the World and Continents, from Abraham Ortelius' Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, the first modern World Atlas. Ortelius' Theatrum was perhaps the single most influential...


1596 - America

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Rare late edition of Magini's scarce map of the Western Hemisphere, first published in Venice in 1596. The present example appeared in Raphael Savonarola's Universus Terrarum Orbis Scriptorum. The map follows the work of Giovanni Lorenzo d'Anania, who...


1596 - America Sive Novus Orbis Respectu Europaeorum Inferior Globi Terrestris Pars 1596

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With Full Length Portraits of Columbus, Vespucci, Magellan and Pizzaro Striking example of Theodor De Bry's scarce and dramatic map of the New World shown in a sphere and bordered by full-length portraits of Columbus, Vespucci, Magellan and Pizarro....


1596 - Delineatio Omnium Orarum Totius Australis Partis Americae, Dictae Peruvianae, a R. de la Plata, Brasiliam, Pariam, & Castellam . . .

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Rare Contemporary-Colored Example of Linschoten's Map of South America Striking example of this spectacular map of South America, the Caribbean, Florida and the Gulf Coast, along with a marvelous treatment of the unknown southern continent. Engraved...


1603 - Maris Pacifici quod vulgo Mar del Zud

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The First Printed Map of the Pacific Ocean Old color example of Ortelius' Maris Pacifici . . . , the first printed map of the Pacific Ocean. Ortelius's Maris Pacifici map was first issued in 1590. The map is based upon Mercator's world map of 1569,...


1606 - Americae Sive Novi Orbis Nova Descriptio [English Edition!]

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The English Edition in Full Original Color! Fine old color example of the rare English language edition of Ortelius' map of America. Offered only in 1606 in an edition of 300 copies, the English edition of this map is highly prized among collectors,...


1606 - America

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Hondius’ Impressive Map of the Americas Featuring Anian and Quiviria Fine old color example of this highly sought-after map of America, engraved by Joducus Hondius the Elder. The map shows the North and South American continents surrounded by...


1606 - [English Edition!] Maris Pacifici quod vulgo Mar del Zud

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Rare English Edition of The First Map of the Pacific Ocean from the First Modern Atlas Fine example of the English Edition of Ortelius' “Maris Pacifici”, the first stand-alone map of the Pacific ever printed. It was featured in Theatrum Orbis...


1613 - America sive India Nova ad magnae Gerardi Mercatoris avi universalis imitationem incompendium redacta

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Striking Example of Michael Mercator's Map of the Western Hemisphere, the Only Map he Ever Engraved This is a fine example of Mercator's map of the Western Hemisphere, based upon Rumold Mercator's world map of 1587. Fascinatingly, this is the only...


1621 - Americae Nova Tabula (Rare Variant)

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Scarce Variant of Blaeu's Map of the Americas This is a decorative example of Blaeu's map of America, one of the most sought after maps of the continent from the Golden Age of Dutch Cartography. The map blends contemporary geographical knowledge with...


1623 - [The Second Map of California as an Island!] Zwoelffter Theil der Newen Welt...

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The Beginning of the Myth -- The Second Map To Show the Island of California Beautiful engraved title page for the 1623 German-language edition of Herrera, published as the twelfth part of Theodore de Bry's Grand Voyages. This title page follows the...


1625 - America noviter delineata Auct. Judoco Hondio . . . [Exceptionally Rare Four-Border Variant]

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Extremely rare four-border 3rd state of Jansson's rare map of America, issued in 1623. The six views at the bottom are of South and Central American cities: Olinda, Cusco, Potosi, Ila Mocha, "R. Ianeiro", Mexico. As noted by Philip Burden in the...


1631 - Americae Descriptio

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Detailed map of America, which appeared in Jansson's Atlas Minor. The most interesting element of the map is the massive land bridge, running from North America to Asia, with only two small breaks. This configuration was derived from the globe of...


1632 - America noviter delineata Auct. Judoco Hondio . . .

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This is the 1632 state of Jansson's rare map of America, first issued in 1623. The map shows the Americas from Tierra del Fuego to Cape Mendocino and the Hudson Strait. Two inset maps depict the poles, with a large Australis Terra Incognita depicted....


1638 - America noviter delineata

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Nice example of Merian's fine early map of America. The map is derived from Jodocus Hondius' map of 1618. Includes a marvelous peninsular California with the NW Coast of America stretch almost due westward toward Asia, with over 30 place names....